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Overcoming Drone Challenges in CBD Facade Inspections

In the rapidly changing landscape of urban infrastructure maintenance, Operva AI has seamlessly incorporated the use of drones to conduct multiple facade inspections successfully in building exteriors within Central Business Districts (CBDs). This article delves into the core challenges we encountered and overcame during our firsthand experience conducting multiple facade inspections in CBDs using drones, …

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The rising promise of drone pilots

The drone industry has been growing rapidly in the last few years. The market is experiencing exponential growth and more industries are beginning to use drones for inspection purposes. As regulations change and new technology emerges, the demand for drone pilots will continue to increase. The drone market is experiencing exponential growth. The drone market …

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JTC industrial building facade inspection with drone

FQA for Periodic Facade Inspection (PFI) Scheme

With 90 cases of falling façades within 3 years, Periodic Façade Inspection (PFI) became a requirement by law in Singpaore. This regime will apply to all buildings (excluding private landed houses and temporary buildings) that are at least 13m in height, more than 20 years of age at 7 yearly intervals. At Operva AI, our façade team comprises of qualified Unmanned Aircraft Pilots, Rope Access Technicians, Certified Thermographers and Professional Engineers. We provide a one-stop solution for a complete façade inspection.

An Introduction to Reality Capture for Construction

Introduction If you work in construction, you probably use many tools every day to complete your projects. But there’s one tool you might not have on your belt: reality capture software. Unlike hammers or saws, reality capture software doesn’t help you build anything; instead, it helps you learn about what has already been built. In …

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Drone and AI – Assisting Construction Site Monitoring and Inspections

Construction sites are inherently dangerous due to the presence of heavy machinery, which can cause injuries and even death if not handled properly. Therefore, construction site managers need to ensure that their workers are well trained in safety procedures. In addition to the training, construction site managers also need to ensure that all necessary safety …

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